Gabe Galanda has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® in the areas of Gaming Law and Native American Law, marking the 14th straight year he has received such accolade. He has now been selected to The Best Lawyers in America® every year since 2007.
Gabe’s practice focuses on complex, multi-party litigation, business controversy, and crisis management, representing tribal governments, businesses and members.
He is skilled at defending tribes and tribal enterprises from legal attacks by local, state and federal government, and representing plaintiffs and defendants in catastrophic injury lawsuits.
Gabe handles Indian civil rights controversies for tribal members, particularly those involving Indian citizenship rights, as well. He also frequently represents tribal families in federal civil rights litigation against police officers and jailers for the wrongful death of Natives and inmates.
The Best Lawyers in America® is regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States. Gabe’s selection was based on a peer-review survey, which all told comprises more than 4.9 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys throughout the country.
Gabriel S. Galanda is the managing lawyer of Galanda Broadman, PLLC, in Seattle. Gabe is a descendant of the Nomlaki and Concow Tribes, belonging to the Round Valley Indian Tribes of Northern California.